Wednesday, 20 January 2016

So after 2 long months of relentless rain and flooding,its been a long two months since ive had a wild camp.The forecast was dodgy with two lows sat over us,but Matt had a rare wknd off and Lee was free,so we decided to give it a go 






                                   A short video of the trip


 Due to road closure problems lee and matt were a little late the weather started about 40 mins after we set off wet snow followed by snow.Think we hit the clag just before Red tarn and a day of thick clag followed and stayed with us over the Crinkle crags,it did clear at Three tarns so we decided to call it a day and pitch
                  

                               Bowfell looking mean above our camp


 










                                Two Trailstars and a Duomid











        Sadly the weather came in around 5 pm and by 7 was blowing 30's with gusts over 50 mph.....mixed in was either rain,sleet or snow and this continued all night 
                      A shouted chat and we decided to pack up around 6 am with us leaving at 7 am..Two people taking each shelter down at a time we carefully navigated from our camp down to Three tarns and the path off,Goggles and head torches very much appreciated

                                  The view down the Band







 With an early finish we stopped for a breaky at the cafe above the shop in Chapel Stile,and very good it was too 
      

 Below is a link to the route we took 

http://www.shareyouradventure.com/map/62134/munro277/First-wild-camp-of-2016Lakedistrict-